Use the get_dz_commands command to check Active Directory and return a Tcl list of UNIX command objects defined within the currently selected zone. If executed in a script, this command does not output its list to stdout, and no output appears in the shell where the script is executed. Use the list_dz_commands command to output to stdout.

You can only use the get_dz_commands command if the currently selected zone is a classic4 or hierarchical zones. The command does not work in other types of zones.

Zone type

Classic and hierarchical






This command takes no options.


This command takes no arguments.

Return value

This command returns a Tcl list of UNIX commands defined in the currently selected zone.



This example returns the list of commands: root_any

Related commands

Before you use this command, you must have a currently selected zone stored in memory. The following commands enable you to view and select a UNIX command to work with:

After you have a UNIX command stored in memory, you can use the following commands to work with that command:

  • delete_dz_command deletes the selected command from Active Directory and from memory.
  • get_dzc_field reads a field value from the currently selected command.
  • save_dz_command saves the selected command with its current settings to Active Directory.
  • set_dzc_field sets a field value in the currently selected command.